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August 24, 2016
Number of results: 53,068

**Physics**

write out the equation please show the steps taken to solve the problem A small airplane flies at a velocity of 145 km/h toward the south as observed by a person on the ground. the airplane pilot measures an air velocity of 172 km/h south. What is the velocity of the wind that...
*February 4, 2009 by y912f*

**Physics**

A plane flies at 220 km/h toward the south as observed by a person on the ground. The airplane pilot measures an air velocity of 2.8 x 105 m/h south. What is the velocity of the wind that affects the plane?
*October 8, 2015 by Pip*

**physics**

An airplane has a velocity relative to the ground of 214 m/s toward the east. The pilot measures his airspeed (the speed of the plane relative to the air) to be 162 m/s. What is the minimum wind velocity possible?
*September 20, 2011 by Cindy*

**Physics**

I have tried this question over and over and not sure if the answer is 16 west or 190 south west please help. Airplane One flies due east at 250 km/h relative to the ground. At the same time, Airplane Two flies 325 km/h, 35° north of east relative to the ground. What is the ...
*September 14, 2014 by Sara*

**physics**

If an airplane propeller rotates at 1570 rev/min while the airplane flies at a speed of 333 km/h relative to the ground, what is the linear speed of a point on the tip of the propeller, at radius 1.97 m, as seen by (a) the pilot and (b) an observer on the ground? The plane's ...
*November 9, 2011 by kyle*

**Physics**

The pilot of a plane measures an air velocity of 186 km/h south. An observer on the ground sees the plane pass overhead at a velocity of 102 km/h toward the north. A.) What is the velocity of the wind that is aﬀecting the plane? Let north be positive. Answer in units of...
*November 10, 2012 by Jake Penn*

**physics**

Find the magnitude and relative direction (e.g., NE, NW, SE, SW) of the velocity of an airplane relative to the earth, if the velocity of the airplane relative to the air is 165 km/hr. south to north and the wind velocity is 65 km/hr. at an 50o angle from east to west.
*September 11, 2012 by kim*

**Physics! another one i need help with**

the velocity of the wind would be: (42km/h)cos(30)=36.37 After flying for 15 min in a wind blowing 42 km/h at an angle of 30° south of east, an airplane pilot is over a town that is 50 km due north of the starting point. What is the speed of the airplane relative to the air in...
*February 3, 2007 by Troyyyy*

**math**

An airplane travels with a speed of 145 mph in calm air. the wind is blowing with a velocity of 23 mph from N72degreesE. If the plane is headed in a direction N63W, find the magnitude of the speed and the direction of the airplane with reference to the ground. In what ...
*February 24, 2015 by Dan*

**Physics**

An airplane pilot tries to fly directly east with a velocity of 800.0 km/h. If wind comes from the southwest at 80.0 km/h, what is the relative velocity of the airplane to the surface of Earth?
*October 27, 2009 by Amber *

**physics**

An airplane pilot wishes to fly due west. A wind of 82.0m/s is blowing toward the south.If the airspeed of the plane (its speed in still air) is 375.0 km/h, in which direction should the pilot head? What is the speed of the plane over the ground?
*February 2, 2010 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

An airplane is flying with an air velocity of 850 km/h at 34 degrees n of e. The wind is blowing at 100 km/h at 20 degrees s of e. Find the ground velocity of the airplane.
*September 26, 2012 by Taylor*

**Physics**

An airplane flies at 200.0 km/h relative to the air. What is the velocity of the plane relative to the ground if it flies during the following wind conditions? a. a 50.0-km/h tailwind b. a 50.0-km/h headwind.
*October 3, 2010 by Melissa*

**physics**

An airplane of mass 1.6 x 10^4 kg is moving at 58 m/s. The pilot then revs up the engine so that the forward thrust by the air around the propeller becomes 7.0 x 10^4 N. If the force exerted by air resistance on the body of the airplane has a magnitude of 6.0 x 10^4 N, find ...
*October 11, 2012 by Amy*

**physics**

An airplane flies toward 124° at 525 km/h. What is the component of the plane's velocity (a) toward 90°? km/h (b) toward 180°? km/h
*October 4, 2011 by Eddie*

**Science**

An airplane is flying 200mph at 50 degrees north of east. Wind velocity is 50mph due south. What is the velocity of the airplane?
*February 12, 2013 by Jonas*

**Math**

An airplane is flying due west at a velocity of 100 m/s. The wind is blowing out of the south at 5 m/s. What is the magnitude of airplane's resultant velocity?
*February 4, 2013 by Amanda*

**mastering physics**

An airplane pilot wishes to fly due west. A wind of 90.0 km/h is blowing toward the south.If the airspeed of the plane (its speed in still air) is 305.0 km/h , in which direction should the pilot head?
*October 29, 2015 by physics*

**Math**

At an airport, a flight controller is in a tower 45m above the ground. She observes an airplane flying at a constant altitude at an angle of elevation of 14 degrees from her line of sight. Seven seconds later, the airplane flies directly overhead. If the airplane has a ...
*May 31, 2012 by BJ*

**Precalculus**

An airplane is flying due west at a velocity of 100 m/s. The wind is blowing south at 5 m/s. a. Draw a labeled diagram of the situation. b. Find the resulting ground speed and bearing of the airplane?
*February 14, 2010 by Marie*

**Physics**

An airplane is heading 20degree north flying at 200km/hr relative to the air. Simultaneously the wind carries the plane 10degree, east of south at the speed of 60km/hr. (a) find the velocity of the plane relative to the ground. (b) find the component (east and south) of the ...
*March 8, 2016 by Charles*

**Physics**

An airplane pilot checks her instruments and finds that the air speed of the plane is 325 km/h. the instruments show that the plane is pointed in a direction (S 30 W). A radio report indicates that the wind velocity is 80 km/h (W). What is the velocity of the plane relative to...
*March 10, 2016 by lomonoyan*

**Physics**

An airplane of mass 1.3 104 kg is moving at 64 m/s. The pilot then revs up the engine so that the forward thrust by the air around the propeller becomes 7.2 104 N. If the force exerted by air resistance on the body of the airplane has a magnitude of 4.0 104 N, find the speed ...
*December 13, 2010 by Jane*

**Physics**

Find th resultant and speed direction of the airplane relative to the ground.... AN airplane is heading west at velocity 950km/hr and wind is blowing northward at velocity of 55.o km/hr
*September 1, 2010 by Mariel*

**science**

Your airplane just ran out of gas. Your plane is falling at a velocity of 80m/sec down. At that velocity, how long will it take your airplane to reach the ground?
*October 4, 2012 by Bokyung*

**physics**

After flying for 15 min in a wind blowing 42 km/h at an angle of 20° south of east, an airplane pilot is over a town that is 42 km due north of the starting point. What is the speed of the airplane relative to the air?
*September 17, 2009 by Nick*

**physics**

After flying for 15 min in a wind blowing 42 km/h at an angle of 20° south of east, an airplane pilot is over a town that is 42 km due north of the starting point. What is the speed of the airplane relative to the air?
*September 17, 2009 by Nick*

**physics**

After flying for 15 min in a wind blowing 42 km/h at an angle of 20° south of east, an airplane pilot is over a town that is 42 km due north of the starting point. What is the speed of the airplane relative to the air?
*September 17, 2009 by Nick*

**Physics**

After flying for 15 min in a wind blowing 42 km/h at an angle of 34° south of east, an airplane pilot is over a town that is 40 km due north of the starting point. What is the speed of the airplane relative to the air?
*July 10, 2010 by Sam*

**physics**

After flying for 13 min in a wind blowing 37 km/h at an angle of 25° south of east, an airplane pilot is over a town that is 59 km due north of the starting point. What is the speed of the airplane relative to the air, in km/h?
*September 2, 2011 by Pat Rick*

**Physics**

After flying for 15 min in a wind blowing 42 km/h at an angle of 28° south of east, an airplane pilot is over a town that is 42 km due north of the starting point. What is the speed of the airplane relative to the air?
*February 5, 2013 by Patricia*

**physics**

After flying for 13 min in a wind blowing 44 km/h at an angle of 21° south of east, an airplane pilot is over a town that is 53 km due north of the starting point. What is the speed of the airplane relative to the air?
*September 9, 2015 by Help*

**Physics**

An airplane flies due north at 145 km/h with respect to the air. There is a wind blowing at 65 km/h to the east relative to the ground. What is the plane's speed relative to the ground?
*October 6, 2010 by Preston*

**physics**

An airplane of a certain density and shape flies at a constant speed. To do so, it must fly with a certain velocity v0. If the size of the airplane is scaled up in length, width, and height by a factor of two, it can only fly above a new velocity v1. What is v1/v0? Details and...
*May 27, 2013 by stranger*

**phys**

An airplane is heading due south at a speed of 590 km/h. If a wind begins blowing from the southwest at a speed of 65.0 km/h (average). Calculate magnitude of the plane's velocity, relative to the ground. Calculate direction of the plane's velocity, relative to the ground. ...
*September 15, 2009 by physics*

**Physics**

An airplane of a certain density and shape flies at a constant speed. To do so, it must fly with a certain velocity v0. If the size of the airplane is scaled up in length, width, and height by a factor of two, it can only fly above a new velocity v1. What is v1/v0?
*June 1, 2013 by Carlos*

**Math**

An airplane is heading due south at a speed of 590km/h. If a wind begins blowing from the southwest at a speed of 65.0km/h (average). Calculate magnitude of the plane's velocity, relative to the ground. Calculate direction of the plane's velocity, relative to the ground. ...
*September 12, 2009 by Anne*

**Vectors **

An airplane takes off at a ground velocity of 200 km/h toward the east, climbing at an angle of 14 degrees. A 20-km/h wind is blowing from the north. Determine the resultant air and ground velocities and their magnitudes.
*May 23, 2010 by Ariza *

**physics**

can someone take me through this vector combination question please an airplane is observed to be flying at a speed of 600km/h. The planes nose points west. The winds velcoity is 40km/h 45degrees west of south. Find the air planes velocity relative to the ground.
*March 4, 2010 by jake*

**Physics**

An airplane is flying due south with a velocity of 26.0 m/s. a. If there is a tailwind of 27.0 m/s, what is the magnitude and direction of the actual velocity of the airplane? (a tailwind blows in the same direction as the motion of the airplane) b. If there is a headwind of ...
*June 21, 2014 by sci-physics*

**math**

An airplane is flying from Montreal to Vancouver. The wind is blowing from the west at 60km/hour. The airplane flies at an airspeed of 750km/h and must stay on a heading of 65 degrees west of north. A) what heading should the pilot take to compensate for the wind? B) what is ...
*June 3, 2015 by lilly*

**Quick Physics Check**

2. Which of the following examples does not show projectile motion? A. a tennis ball bounces across the net B. a ball is thrown at a downward angle toward a target on the ground C. a feather drifts to the ground D. a horseshoe is pitched at a stake Is it C? 3. Which of the ...
*November 9, 2015 by Anonymous*

**Physics/Math**

After flying for 15 min in a wind blowing 42 km/h at an angle of 30° south of east, an airplane pilot is over a town that is 50 km due north of the starting point. What is the speed of the airplane relative to the air? This is a vector equation. I would do it graphically. ...
*February 3, 2007 by winterWX*

**physics**

The velocity of an airplane with respect to the ground is 200 m/s at an angle of 30 degrees NORTH of EAST. The velocity of the airplane with respect to the air is 150 m/s at an angle of 60 degrees NORTH of EAST. What is the velocity of the air with respect to the ground?
*December 14, 2011 by CLaire*

**Physics**

A flight controller determines that an airplane is 34.0mi south of him. Half an hour later, the same plane is 42.0mi northwest of him. The general direction of the airplane’s velocity is? If the plane is flying with constant velocity, what is the direction of its velocity ...
*February 24, 2015 by Michael*

**calculus**

A small airplane has an air speed of The pilot wishes to fly to a destination that is 480 km due west from the plane’s present location. There is a wind from the south.
*February 10, 2015 by josh*

**physics**

A pilot wants the heading of an airplane to be 45º east of north. The wind is from 270º at 32 km/h, and the speed of the airplane through the air is 320 km/h. The pilot should maintain a heading of approximately?
*January 25, 2014 by kjean*

**Physics**

An airplane has a velocity of 580 km/h relative to the moving air. At the same time, a wind blows northward with a speed of 92 km/h relative to earth. The airplane is moving in an easterly direction relative to earth. Find the speed of the airplane to relative to earth (answer...
*January 24, 2016 by Frank*

**Physics help ASAP please**

An airplane is flying south at 500 km/hr and is being blown by a crosswind of 75 km/hr east. What is the resultant velocity of the airplane?
*September 26, 2011 by Karen*

**math**

A new passenger airplane is flying from Vancouver heading overseas to Asia. The wind is blowing from the west at 90 km/h. The airplane is flying at a speed of 950 km/h and must stay on a heading of south 60 degrees west A) What heading should the pilot take to compensate for ...
*January 3, 2016 by Nabeal*

**Calculus**

An airplane is heading due east with an airspeed of 220km/h when it encounters a wind from the south at 76km/h. What is the direction of the resultant velocity of the airplane The answer is E19.06°N but I don't know how
*April 29, 2015 by Sara*

**Physics**

An airplane flies due south at 185 km/h relative to the air. There is a wind blowing at 68 km/h to the east relative to the ground. What are the plane's speed and direction relative to the ground?
*December 3, 2012 by Noah*

**physics**

An airplane flies due south at 185 km/h relative to the air. There is a wind blowing at 68 km/h to the east relative to the ground. What are the plane's speed and direction relative to the ground?
*December 6, 2012 by Danny*

**Physics**

An airplane flies at airspeed (relative to the air) of 470 km/h . The pilot wishes to fly due North (relative to the ground) but there is a 64 km/h wind blowing Southwest (direction 225◦). In what direction should the pilot head the plane (measured clockwise from North...
*September 8, 2015 by Linds*

**Physics**

An airplane is flying horizontally with a constant velocity of 160 m/s at an altitude of 5100 m when it releases a package. a. How long does it take for the package to reach the ground? (Ignore air resistance.) b. What is the distance between the airplane and the package when ...
*September 19, 2012 by JP*

**physics**

An airplane pilot wishes to fly due west. A wind of 82.0 km/h is blowing toward the south. If the airspeed of the plane (its speed in still air) is 380.0 km/h, in which direction should the pilot head? This is what I did. I let theta = arcsin(82.0/380.0) theta = 12 degrees ...
*September 20, 2009 by Andre*

**physics**

An airplane is heading due south at a speed of 515 km/h. A wind begins blowing from the southwest at a speed of 100 km/h (average). (Hint: First draw a diagram.) (a) What is the velocity (magnitude and direction) of the plane relative to the ground? magnitude/direction (east ...
*September 26, 2009 by DJ*

**Physics - HELP**

An airplane is heading due south at a speed of 515 km/h. A wind begins blowing from the southwest at a speed of 100 km/h (average). (Hint: First draw a diagram.) (a) What is the velocity (magnitude and direction) of the plane relative to the ground? magnitude/direction (east ...
*September 27, 2009 by Anonymous*

**Math**

A model airplane is shot up from a platform 1 foot above the ground with an initial upward velocity of 56 feet per second. The height of the airplane above ground after t seconds is given by the equation h=-16t^+56t+1, where h is the height of the airplane in feet and t is the...
*July 24, 2014 by Ben*

**math**

an airplane is flying at 550 km/h on a heading of 080. the wind is blowing at 60 km/h from a bearing of 120. Find the ground velocity of the airplane. Please Help! Thanks in advance.
*May 24, 2011 by math*

**Physics**

An airplane is flying North with a velocity of 22 m/s. A strong wind is blowing East at 50 m/s. What is the airplane's resultant velocity (magnitude and direction)?
*June 10, 2010 by Desirae*

**Physics HELP!**

An airplane is flying North with a velocity of 22 m/s. A strong wind is blowing East at 50 m/s. What is the airplane's resultant velocity (magnitude and direction)?
*June 11, 2010 by Desirae*

**Physics**

An airplane flies clockwise around an airport control tower at a speed of 190 m/s. If that control tower is 8 km from the airplane at all times, what is the plane’s angular velocity (magnitude and direction)?
*October 6, 2014 by M*

**physics**

An airplane is flying horizontally with a constant velocity of 170 m/s at an altitude of 4500 m when it drops a package. (a) How long does it take for the package to reach the ground? ___s (b) What is the distance between the airplane and the package when the package hits the ...
*September 21, 2010 by jayson*

**Physics**

An airplane dropping supplies to northern villages that are isolated by severe blizzards and cannot be reached by land vehicles. The airplane is flying at an altitude of 785m and at a constant horizontal velocity of 53.5 m/s. At what horizontal distance before the drop point ...
*October 4, 2014 by Han*

**Math**

Two airplanes at 25,000 ft above the ground are flying toward the same airport.Airplane A is flying due south towards the airport at 200 miles per hour.At 10:00 AM Airplane A is 700 miles from the airport,and Airplane B is 925 miles from the airport.How far are the two ...
*August 14, 2012 by Bob*

**Calculus **

An airplane is flying at 550 km/h on a heading of 080 degrees: The wind is blowing at 60 km/h from a bearing of 120 degrees. Find the ground velocity of the airplane.
*May 2, 2010 by Ariza*

**physics**

During takeoff, an airplane climbs with a speed of 140 m/s at an angle of 42 degrees above the horizontal. The speed and direction of the airplane constitute a vector quantity known as the velocity. The sun is shining directly overhead. How fast is the shadow of the plane ...
*March 15, 2013 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

During takeoff, an airplane climbs with a speed of 110 m/s at an angle of 44 degrees above the horizontal. The speed and direction of the airplane constitute a vector quantity known as the velocity. The sun is shining directly overhead. How fast is the shadow of the plane ...
*September 7, 2013 by Anonymous*

**physics**

During takeoff, an airplane climbs with a speed of 120 m/s at an angle of 33 degrees above the horizontal. The speed and direction of the airplane constitute a vector quantity known as the velocity. The sun is shining directly overhead. How fast is the shadow of the plane ...
*September 8, 2015 by joe*

**Physics**

An airplane flies at an airspeed of 445km/hr. The pilot wants to fly 785km to the north. She knows that she must head 18.0° east of north to fly directly there. If the plane arrives in 1.97hr, find the magnitude of the wind velocity vector.
*September 18, 2015 by Lash*

**Pre cal**

1. An airplane flies 200 km on course 110 degrees from point A to point B. At point B the pilot changes course to 37 degrees. The plane then flies 100 km to point C. Find the magnitude of the net displacement from A to C. 2. A plane is flying on a bearing of 25 degrees west of...
*May 15, 2014 by Henry*

**Cartesian Vectors **

An airplane is flying at an airspeed of 345 km/h on a heading of 040 degrees. The wind is blowing at 18 km/h from a bearing of 087 degrees. Determine the ground velocity of the airplane.
*May 24, 2010 by Anonymous*

**Physics/trig**

During takeoff, an airplane climbs with a speed of 300 m/s at an angle of 36 degrees above the horizontal. The speed and direction of the airplane constitute a vector quantity known as the velocity. The sun is shining directly overhead. How fast is the shadow of the plane ...
*September 3, 2015 by Jenna*

**Physics**

An airplane has a velocity of v=(5m/s)i + (4m/s)j at t1= 3s. For the time interval from t1=3 seconds to t2=13s the average acceleration is a= (.5m/s^2)i + (.2m/s^2)j. At 13s find the magnitude and direction of the velocity of the airplane.
*March 13, 2016 by Bobby*

**Physics**

An airplane has a velocity of v=(5m/s)i + (4m/s)j at t1= 3s. For the time interval from t1=3 seconds to t2=13s the average acceleration is a= (.5m/s^2)i + (.2m/s^2)j. At 13s find the magnitude and direction of the velocity of the airplane.
*March 13, 2016 by Bobby*

**science**

An airplane flies at 200km/hr. What is the velocity?
*October 5, 2010 by summer*

** science**

An airplane pilot sets a compass course due west and maintains an airspeed of 225km/h . After flying for a time of 0.520h , she finds herself over a town a distance 122km west and a distance 15km south of her starting point. Part A Find the magnitude of the wind velocity. v = ...
*March 2, 2014 by sanele*

**Calculus **

An airplane is flying at 550 km/h on a heading of 080 degrees. The wind is blowing at 60 km/h from a bearing of 120 degrees. Determine the ground velocity of the airplane. I am having trouble drawing this diagram.
*May 8, 2010 by Abbie*

**physics**

An airplane is doing a vertical loop in the air. The airplane goes at a velocity of 320 and at the top of the loop, n=500N. The pilot weighs 62kg. calc the radius of the loop vertical loop, given: v=320, n at the top=510N, m=62kg i dont know what eqn i use to find the radius ...
*November 21, 2007 by Jonny*

**physics**

An airplane is doing a vertical loop in the air. The airplane goes at a velocity of 320 and at the top of the loop, n=500N. The pilot weighs 62kg. calc the radius of the loop vertical loop, given: v=320, n at the top=510N, m=62kg i dont know what eqn i use to find the radius ...
*November 21, 2007 by Jonny*

**physics**

You're in an airplane that flies horizontally with speed 830km/h (230m/s ) when an engine falls off. Neglecting air resistance, assume it takes 35s for the engine to hit the ground. Find the height of airplane. Find the horizontal distance that the aircraft engine falls.
*March 26, 2015 by Maria*

**physics**

an airplane was moving with a velocity equal to 150 mph when the velocity was increased with uniform acceleration to 300 mph in 5 min. Calculate the number of miles the airplane traveled during that interval
*June 21, 2013 by Jen*

**engineering**

an airplane was moving with a velocity equal to 300 mph when the velocity was increased with uniform acceleration to 600 mph in 5 min. calculate the number of miles the airplane traveled during that interval of time
*January 29, 2012 by Anonymous*

**math**

When an airplane flies with a given wind, it can travel 3000 km in 5hrs. When the same airplane flies in the opposite direction against the wind it takes 10hrs to fly the same distance. Find the speed of the plane in still air and the speed of the wind.
*July 31, 2010 by joy*

**Physics**

A plane leaves Seattle, flies 85 mi at 22 degrees north of east, and then changes direction to 48 degrees south of east. After flying 115 mi in this new direction, the pilot must make an emergency landing on a field. The Seattle airport facility dispatches a rescue crew. ...
*September 12, 2012 by Jean*

**Trig/Precal**

An airplane flies on a compass heading of 90° at 310 mph. The wind affecting the plane is blowing from 332° at 40 mph. What is the true course and ground speed of the airplane?
*July 6, 2012 by Lauren T*

**Science**

An airplane's speed in still air is 240 km/h. (a) If the pilot wishes the resultant motion of the plane to be due north when a 60 km/h wind is blowing the plane due east, in what direction should the plane be headed? (b) What will then be the resultant speed of the airplane ...
*January 3, 2016 by Adelinne*

**Physics**

A pilot flies an airplane in a vertical circular loop at a constant speed õ = 160 m/s. If the pilot’s apparent weight at the top of the loop is one-third of his true weight when he is on the ground, find the radius R of the plane’s circular path. answer is 1960 m but i need ...
*March 19, 2010 by Drew*

**physics**

An airplane of mass 1.30 104 kg is moving at 52.0 m/s. The pilot then increases the engine's thrust to 7.00 104 N. The resistive force exerted by air on the airplane has a magnitude of 3.00 104 N.
*November 24, 2014 by kc*

**calculus**

An airplane's velocity with respect to the air is 580 miles per hour, and its bearing is 332 degrees. The wind, at the altitude of the plane, is from the SW and has a velocity of 60 mph. What is the true direction of the plane, and what is the speed with respect to the ground?
*May 24, 2012 by ASH*

**Physics**

A parachutist bails out of airplane and suddenly parachute did not open but after falling 80 m he opens his parachute due to which retardation of 4m/s . He reaches on the ground with velocity 4m/s . What was the height of airplane at the time of bail and total time taken by ...
*September 29, 2015 by Tapendra*

**physics**

An airplane flies at airspeed (relative to the air) of 400km/h. The pilot wishes to fly due North (relative to the ground) but there is a 110km/h wind blowing Southwest (direction 225º clockwise from North). In what direction should the pilot head the plane (measured clockwise...
*September 16, 2006 by puff puff*

**physics**

The velocity of sound in the atmosphere is c=300 m/s. An airplane is traveling with velocity v=600 m/s at an altitude of h=8 km over an observer. How far horizontally past the observer in kilometers will the plane be when the observer first hears the noise of the airplane?
*April 21, 2013 by help*

**calculus**

An airplane is flying at 550 km/h on a heading of 080 degrees. The wind is blowing at 60 km/h from a bearing of 120 degrees. Find the ground velocity of the airplane and include the new bearing.
*February 14, 2010 by Sam*

**Physics**

an airplane has a velocity of 499 km/h relative to the moving air. at the same time, a wind blows northward with a speed of 87 km/h relative to the earth. the airplane is moving in an easterly direction relative to the earth. find speed of airplane to relative to earth.
*January 28, 2016 by S*

**Physics**

You are flying in a light airplane spotting traffic for a radio station. Your flight carries you due east above a highway. Landmarks below tell you that your speed is 46.0 m/s relative to the ground and your air speed indicator also reads 46.0m/s. However, the nose of your ...
*February 3, 2010 by Anonymous*

**Physics**

[Young & Freedman, 3-12] A military airplane on a routine training mission is flying horizontally (in the positive x-direction) at a speed of 120. m/s and accidently drops a bomb (fortunately not armed) at an elevation of 2090 m. Air resistance may be ignored and answer with ...
*November 23, 2011 by John*

**Science**

An airplane is traveling 725 m/s at 48.8° degrees north of west when a wind starts to blow. The velocity of the wind is 106.7 m/s and it is blowing 21.8° east of north. What is the speed of the airplane relative to the ground?
*December 2, 2015 by Ron*

**physics**

if an airplane is traveling at 550 km/h into a head wind with a velocity of 40km/h what is the airplanes velocity relative to the ground
*March 21, 2014 by Ana*